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PlayStation Network name changes official and coming soon

PlayStation Network name changes official and coming soon

After a round of rumors suggesting as much, Sony has confirmed that it will indeed be allowing PlayStation Network users to change their names. This feature has been requested endlessly since the PlayStation Network was launched back in 2006, and now, nearly 12 years later, Sony is finally ready to flip the switch on this functionality. If you've got one of those PSN names that makes you cringe every time you look at it, you'll soon be able to do something about it and leave that name in the past.

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Borderlands 2 heads to PlayStation VR this year

Borderlands 2 heads to PlayStation VR this year

Despite being more than six years old at this point, Borderlands 2 seems like one of those perennial games that people keep returning to. If you've got a PlayStation VR, you'll soon have one more reason to play through the game again, as Gearbox today announced Borderlands 2 VR. It sounds like this is more than just a simple port, as Gearbox has made a number of changes to make the game play well in virtual reality.

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Sony confirms that it’s working on the next PlayStation

Sony confirms that it’s working on the next PlayStation

The current console generation has been very, very kind to Sony. The PlayStation 4 has achieved frankly ridiculous success and is threatening to become one of the best-selling consoles of all time, and a consistent line up of stellar exclusive has only helped fuel that success. Still, all good things must come to an end eventually, and with Microsoft confirming that it is indeed working on the next Xbox earlier this year, Sony has decided to follow suit.

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Sony sues man over allegedly selling jailbroken PS4 consoles

Sony sues man over allegedly selling jailbroken PS4 consoles

Sony has sued a California man accused of selling jailbroken PlayStation 4 consoles online. The lawsuit alleges that defendant Eric Scales was selling jailbroken PS4s preloaded with pirated games using auction website eBay. The lawsuit also points toward a website that allegedly belongs to the defendant where he is alleged to offer jailbreaking services.

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New Sony Signature Series audio hardware is flashy and expensive

New Sony Signature Series audio hardware is flashy and expensive

Sony showed up to the Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest with a number of high-end audio products in tow. The new hardware and accessories include a two sets of in-ear monitors, a pair of over-the-ear headphones, and new top-of-the-line earbuds and a digital music player. Regardless of which product catches your eye, you're going to be paying a significant amount of money to take them home.

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Sony aibo Review (2018): Robot pup charm

Sony aibo Review (2018): Robot pup charm

Sony's aibo is back, and after more than a decade the robotic dog is smarter, more talented, and generally more adorable than ever. Now promising to be more lifelike and to tap into the potential of the cloud, aibo's 2018 return is a long way from the original, faintly-Terminator-esque robots that first introduced the name back in 1999. What hasn't changed, though, is the premium price tag, or indeed the suspension of disbelief required to truly understand the aibo experience.

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Xperia XA3, XA3 Ultra, L3: Sony’s upcoming mid-range roster

Xperia XA3, XA3 Ultra, L3: Sony’s upcoming mid-range roster

Sony is perhaps known for its relatively expensive flagships (though it's no longer unique in that regard) but it also has phones on other tiers to satisfy fans with less expendable budgets. We don't have to go far from Sony's Xperia X line to see the Xperia XA3 and XA3 Ultra, the latest entry into the mid-range family. And if that's still too much, there's always the upcoming Xperia L3 for even more budget-constrained Sony fans.

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Sony tipped in plan to add PSN name change option for users

Sony tipped in plan to add PSN name change option for users

PlayStation users have been asking Sony for the ability to change their PSN names for years, and so far the company has resisted. Past months have seen multiple rumors of a change, though, in which sources have claimed that Sony will soon enable such a feature. The latest among them reports appeared today, with sources claiming that game studios are preparing for the new name change option.

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November’s free PlayStation Plus games revealed super early

November’s free PlayStation Plus games revealed super early

It seems that someone at Sony made a mistake today, because the free PS4 games that will be offered through PlayStation Plus in November have already been revealed. Yes, even though we're barely into October, someone sent an advertisement for November's PS Plus games live on the PlayStation site today, and it seems that PS4 subscribers are in for a solid pair of games.

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Japan’s PS4 Pro price drop could be good news for US

Japan’s PS4 Pro price drop could be good news for US

We're quickly approaching the holiday shopping season, which means that Black Friday is nearly upon us. We can probably expect to see plenty of gaming discounts on offer for Black Friday, but as it turns out, the PS4 Pro might get a discount before then. Sony has decided to cut the price of the PS4 Pro in Japan, and though it isn't a massive price reduction, it might mean something similar is about to happen here in the US.

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All 10 new update features in Fortnite Season 6

All 10 new update features in Fortnite Season 6

The Fortnite Season 6 update is released and all players should, by now, have their updates activated on all platforms. The release date for this update meant we'd inevitably see some Halloween goodness splayed across the gameplay map and the store - and what do you know, it's all here, it's all happening! In addition to some creepy and/or spooky happenings in the landscape, there's now a puppy dog. It's a puppy dog, it's so super cute!

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PlayStation Vue livestreaming TV service adds dozens of local channels

PlayStation Vue livestreaming TV service adds dozens of local channels

Sony has expanded the number of local stations available on its live streaming television service PlayStation Vue. The platform has slowly added ABC, CBS, and similar local stations for customers throughout the United States, though many still lacked access to those options. That has changed for subscribers in some markets, however.

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